Pope Says Murdered French Priest Is A 'Martyr' On The Road To Sainthood

September 14, 2016 7:02 PM

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Pope Says Murdered French Priest Is A 'Martyr' On The Road To Sainthood

Father Jacques Hamel was killed while celebrating Mass in July.

Usually a miracle is needed for a candidate for sainthood to be beatified. But that requirement can be waived if there is evidence that the person died a martyr.

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